Even the biggest succulent fanatics can mix up the echeveria, sempervivum, and aeonium succulents! These bbs all belong to the Crassulaceae family, giving them similar colors and shapes. However, when you take a closer look at the details you can easily determine which bb you are dealing with. Echeveria These Mexico and South America natives… Continue reading Identifying Various Succulents
Rosette is a word to characterize the shape of a succulent and how it grows. This type of succ will have leaves that radiate from a center stalk either at ground level or close to ground level. The plant world uses the term “rosette” because the pattern formed by the leaves resembles how rose petals… Continue reading Understanding a “Rosette” Succulent
String succulents are growing more and more popular! It seems like every Instagram plant influencer has shelves covered with adorable stringy succs and Pinterest boards are full of these draping darlings. Here’s what you need to know before scooping up your own! What is a string succulent? These bbs are exactly like their name! A… Continue reading String Me Along; Caring for String Succulents
Goodbye summer, Hello fall… Time to put away the flip-flops and break out those boots and chunky sweaters, fall has arrived! If you live somewhere where the change in seasons means a drop in temperature and daylight hours, you’ve got a little succulent garden prep work to do. So, we went ahead made a handy… Continue reading Autumn Cheat Sheet: Prepping for Seasonal Change
For succulent newbies, it can be difficult to get a good read on the health of your plant. Here are our top ‘red flags’ that something is off, along with a few common indications of health and new growth! If anything seems out of the ordinary for your plant babes, read on!
“What the *bleep* does that mean?” We throw a lot of technical terms around when we’re yammering on about our beloved succulents, and if you’re new to plant parenthood, you may have no idea what we’re talking about. (Etiolation, what now?) That’s why we’re rounding up all the terminology you need to know to trick… Continue reading Succulent Vocab Cheat Sheet
Your garden is not meant to be a snack! If you live in a region where deer are a problem, you’ve probably experienced the disappointment of coming outside to chomped-off blooms and stalks. Save yourself the headache by selecting plants that deer won’t want to munch on. We cannot promise that your garden will be… Continue reading Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Garden
It’s that time of year. The leaves are falling, the air is getting chilly, and the sunlight is seriously fleeting. If you live somewhere like the Pacific Northwest, where most winter days are cloudy, or worse, the midwest, where your window panes are more likely covered in snow and frost than rays of sun, it’s… Continue reading Grow Light FAQs
Looking to spoil yourself and your plants? We have compiled a list of the best plant finds on Amazon to help you grow healthy and happy bbs. Succulent Studios does not receive any compensation from the links on this page. Prices and availability are all accurate at the time of publication. Plant Mister This one… Continue reading Best Amazon Plant Products Under $20
Go from plant newbie to plant pro by giving your succulents an extra power-up!
One of the best ways to give your succulents a boost is by using a little natural fertilizer. We chatted with our Chief Farmer at the Succulent Studios Nursery and got his top tips for keeping your succulent babies happy, healthy, and growing strong!